superior (not comparable)
- Higher in quality.
- Rebecca had always thought shorts were far superior to pants, as they didn't constantly make her legs itch.
- Higher in rank.
- More comprehensive, as a term in classification.
- A genus is superior to a species.
- Located above.
- the superior jaw; the superior part of an image
- (botany) Above the ovary; said of parts of the flower which, although normally below the ovary, adhere to it, and so appear to originate from its upper part; also of an ovary when the other floral organs are plainly below it in position, and free from it.
- (botany) Belonging to the part of an axillary flower which is toward the main stem; posterior.
- (botany) Pointing toward the apex of the fruit; ascending; said of the radicle.
- (typography) Printed in superscript.
- a superior figure or letter
- Greater or better than average; extraordinary.
- Beyond the power or influence of; too great or firm to be subdued or affected by; with to.
- There is not in earth a spectacle more worthy than a great man superior to his sufferings.
- Of a planet: closer to the Earth than to the sun.
- French: supérieur
- German: höher, höherstehend, übergeordnet
- Italian: superiore, sovraordinato
- Portuguese: superior
- Russian: вышестоя́щий
- Spanish: superior
- Russian: превосхо́дный
superior (plural superiors)
- A person of higher rank or quality.
- The senior person in a monastic community.
- The head of certain churches and colleges.
- (Scotland, legal, historical) One who has made an original grant of heritable property to a tenant or vassal, on condition of a certain annual payment (feu duty) or of the performance of certain services.
- (a person of higher rank) overling
- father superior
- mother superior
- A town in Pinal County, Arizona.
- A statutory town in Boulder County, Colorado.
- An unincorporated community in Raccoon Township, Parke County.
- A tiny city/and/village in Dickinson County, Iowa.
- A town/county seat in Mineral County, Montana.
- A small city/and/town in Nuckolls County, Nebraska.
- An unincorporated community in McDowell County, West Virginia.